Thanks to location-specific services (like Google and Yahoo maps), the Worldwide Web is becoming a great resource for local business. In fact, I believe all small and local businesses should have their own Web sites. But many don't.
MerchantCircle, officially launching today, is a site publishing tool aimed squarely at these very small businesses. The site has two things going for it. First, 14 million small businesses are already programmed onto the site, waiting for their owners to "claim" them and grow them into more robust micro-sites. If a business owner wants to get his or her … Read more